Ceclia Mcfarlane biography
Cecilia Macfarlane trained as a teacher at the Royal Academy of Dance and as a dancer at the London School of Contemporary Dance. She is an Oxford-based independent dance artist with an international reputation for her work in the community. She is the founding director of Oxford Youth Dance, DugOut Adult Community Dance and Crossover Intergenerational Dance Company and co-founding director of Oxford Youth Dance Company.
She was a Senior Lecturer in Arts in the Community at Coventry University for nine years. Her work is based on her passionate believe that dance is for everyone; she celebrates the uniqueness and individuality of each dancer. As a performer, Cecilia is continually curious about expression and how movement can communicate so powerfully. Her work is very influenced by her studies with Joan Skinner, Helen Poynor, Deborah Hay and Anna Halprin.